C.W. Avery Family YMCA

  • News and Notes

    CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING
    All Greater Joliet Area YMCA locations will be closed on Thursday, November 22, in observance of Thanksgiving. Have a great holiday!

  • An Evening With Santa

    santaFriday, December 14
    6:30-8 p.m.

    Christmastime is the most wonderful time of the year, and there’s no better place than the Y to get into the Christmas Spirit! Join us for ‘An Evening with Santa’ and enjoy a night full of holiday fun.

    • Take pictures with Santa
    • Decorate Christmas cookies
    • Warm up with hot chocolate
    • Hop around in the bounce house
    • Write Santa a letter
    • PLUS…crafts, games and more!

    Free and open the community.

    Register Online

  • Giving Tuesday is November 27

    Join The Movement

    Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s Giving Tuesday will take place on November 27.

    The Y is proud to be a part of this global celebration of giving. Join the Giving Tuesday movement and consider making a contribution to the YMCA! Your gift will have a lasting impact by helping us reach more people in need of life-changing Y programs and services.

    Every dollar donated is tax-deductible and changes lives right here in our community.

    Make a charitable gift of $50 or more and you’ll have a chance to win a free 6-month family membership for you along with a free 6-month family membership you can gift to a friend.

  • Diabetes Awareness Month Events

    November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Take charge of your health by joining us for the following events:

    [Worshop] Let Your Mind Help Manage Your Diabetes
    Saturday, November 17 • 10-11 a.m.

    Learn how to manage your diabetes (or other chronic diseases) through the power of meditation. This event is free and open to all. Registration is required.

    Location: C.W. Avery Family YMCA

    [Presentation] Diabetes Awareness and Management
    Tuesday, November, 20 • 10-11 a.m.

    Join Health and Wellness Director Susan Krause for a discussion on diabetes awareness and management. This event is open to the community.

    Location: Heritage Woods of Plainfield
    14731 S Van Dyke Rd, Plainfield, IL 60544

  • Family Fiesta Night

    Friday, November 16 | 6:30-8 p.m.

    The C.W. Avery Family YMCA is throwing a family-friendly fiesta and you’re invited!

    JOIN US

    • Games
    • Crafts
    • Piñata
    • Nacho bar (while supplies last)

    Free and open to all. Registration is required.

    Register Online

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